Tag Archives: sports

Mental Floss: 29 early sports rules

Ok, I didn’t knew the early sport rules were no rules at all. Some of the games would be played in any way you could. For example, soccer, the real football I mean, would be played with a ball, but you could grab it with the hand too to move it where you wanted. Or […]

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The olympians have changed: no place for the average Joe now

ASAP Science will release each day of the Olympics a new video in which we will find out new and interesting things. For example, the first time that the Olympics took place, in 1924, the participants were chose among the average Joe, but today you will not be able to compete unless you have special […]

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Insane workouts generate superhumans [video]

Meet Frank Medrano, a CALISTHENICS BODYWEIGHT expert who MOTIVATES and trains to build and gain muscle, who has also almost superhuman powers. The exercises he does are almost impossible for 99.99% of the population. Doing pull-ups with only one hand, keeping the body parallel below a horizontal bar while hanging in there and doing vertical […]

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Worlds largest ski jump on first person camera

That is something. You fly for 150 – 200 meters with a speed of about 100+ km/h and you don’t get a scratch. Ski jumps are among the most terrifying sports for me. The video was filmed at Vikersundbakken, the biggest ski jump hill in the world. Some ski jumpers could even fly for 245 […]

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Forget wingsuit basejump. Here’s DUNE RIDING done by bedouins

Ah, the irony. Some wingsuit basejumpers spend around 40k a year to travel and have the best gear packed and these bedouins are flying over the dunes, or better said they are riding the dunes for free. Their clothing is a perfect fit to slide over the sand of those dunes. Say what you want, […]

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Watch Espen Fadnes flying with 250km/h in his wingsuit

Espen Fadnes is a Norwegian basejumper that feels quite well in his wingsuit. 99.9% of the time devoted to a jump is, in fact, only preparation. That one minute while he is flying with 250km/h (170mph) makes it worth for him to do all this effort. He says he was not very eager to learn […]

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Rude Goldberg, parkour edition

Neatorama found a nice YouTube video about a Rube Goldberg done by and with parkour fans. The result is a mix of human freerunning and objects falling all over the place. Just wait and see the final piece. These guys are crazy and fun 😀

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Awe-inspiring: swimming in a wheelchair

Using some addons for you wheelchair will make you a top notch swimmer. While the video production is awesome, the images which it entails are breathtaking. As a friend of mine told me> people with disabilities don’t need out pitty, instead they want to take part of the thing we take. And, of course, it […]

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Saturday fun: open a beer with a chainsaw and do a bagjump freedrop

Before you say that the video above is fake remember this: when you open a beer that has not been opened before the foam gets out. Opening a beer with a chainsaw is one crazy thing to do. Do you know what that elderly man it saying to us? “That’s how me roll, baby” 😀 […]

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Where the superheroes at [trampoline wall]

Spiderman lost his job because of this guy. He goes by the name of Julien Roberge and does some neat tricks with a trampoline and a wall. You got to admit it: that’s not child play. An extreme sport if you are not careful enough, but a delight when done right by a professional. What […]

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